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2008 National Symposium on Sex Offender Management and Accountability

The SMART Office is pleased to announce that this year’s symposium is being held in Baltimore, Maryland from July 30 to August 1, 2008. The symposium is expected to draw more than 900 participants from around the country.

What Is Being Covered?

There are 2 days of plenary sessions and 1 day of breakout sessions with four tracks:

  • Policy.
  • Enforcement.
  • Emerging Issues.
  • Indian Country.

Presentations cover a wide variety of topics related to sex offender management, as well as implementation of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. SMART also is showcasing the web-based software resources in development that will be provided to jurisdictions.

Who Is Attending?

Numerous individuals are attending:

  • Law enforcement officials.
  • Parole officers.
  • Probation officers.
  • State, federal, and local prosecutors.
  • Tribal leaders.
  • Sex offender monitoring officials.
  • Sex offender registry technical personnel.
  • SORNA policy advisors.

Where Can I Find Out More?

There is no cost to attend. Find out more about the symposium here.
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